Indigenously built dredger ready to be inducted in Indian Navy

Tebma Shipyards on Saturday said its indigenously built dredger is ready to be inducted in the Indian Navy.

Dornier crash: Navy officers to be cremated with full military honours

The two Indian Navy personnel who died in the crash of a Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft will be cremated with full military honours, an officer said on Saturday.

Dornier crash: Body of third officer found; flight data recorders also recovered

Rescuers on Friday recovered the missing body of Lt Abhinav Nagori from the fuselage of the crashed Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft.

Indian Naval vessels to reach Sri Lanka's east coast for drill today

Four Indian Navy vessels will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday to hold a three-day training exercise for Lankan Navy personnel in the country's east coast.

Navy Dornier crash: Body of woman officer found

The body of Lt. Kiran Shekhawat, who was one of the three Navy crew of the Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft which crashed into the Arabian Sea near Goa, was found on Thursday, Indian Navy officials said.

Dornier crash: Search on for missing Navy personnel

The search is still on for two Indian Navy personnel who went missing after the crash of a Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft, an officer said on Thursday.

Navy commissions three UAE-supplied naval vessels

The Indian Navy has commissioned three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) supplied by the UAE's Abu Dhabi Ship Builders (ADSB).

Indian Navy's Dornier plane crashes near Goa; 2 missing, board of inquiry ordered

A Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy with three personnel on board crashed into the Arabian sea, some 20 miles off the coast of Goa, late on Tuesday, officials said.

Goa Shipyard to tie up with foreign yards to build MCMVs

 After bagging the deal to build Mines Counter-Measures Vessels (MCMVs) for the Indian Navy, Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has decided to tie up with the foreign yards for the technology transfer required to create these high-tech ships.

Top Indian firms vie for Naval helicopter order

 Several top Indian companies including TATA, Mahindra and Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group are vying for the nearly USD 1.5 billion Naval Utility Helicopters Programme under the 'Make in India' initiative.

Armed Forces facing shortage of 11,116 officers

The armed forces are facing an overall shortage of over 11,000 officers with the Army facing the maximum shortfall, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Major rejig in Indian Navy top ranks

In a major rejig in the Indian Navy, Vice Chief S Lanba was on Saturday appointed the chief of the southern naval command, replacing SPS Cheema who will take over the frontline western naval command, highly placed sources said.

Vice-Admiral Lanba appointed Southern Naval Command chief

Vice-Admiral S Lanba, in line to be the next Navy chief in 2016, was on Saturday appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC).

Malaysia lauds Indian Navy for MH370 search efforts

 Malaysia has lauded Indian Navy's search efforts to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared over a year ago, saying it demonstrated close maritime ties between the two countries.

Naval projects suffer cost escalation, delay in commissioning: Govt

There have been steep cost escalation and repeated delays in construction and commissioning of naval vessels in the country, Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Four immediate support vessels inducted into Indian Navy

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday commissioned into the Indian Navy four Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) that are armed with heavy machine guns and state-of-the-art radar-navigational equipment.

233 foreign boats seized, 1686 crew held during 2011-15: Govt

A total of 233 foreign boats were seized and 1,686 foreign crew were apprehended by Indian Coast Guard during the period 2011-15, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

233 foreign boats apprehended since 2011: Manohar Parrikar

Around 233 foreign boats and 1,686 foreign crew were apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard between 2011-15, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.

Iran test fires new weapon in naval drill

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has test fired a "new strategic weapon" in the final day of large-scale naval and air defence drills.

'LeT terrorists could infiltrate into India through sea route'

The Indian Navy has been put on high alert amid intelligence inputs that Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists could try to infiltrate into India through sea route.